Cognitive-behavior therapy

Cognitive-behavior therapy

A form of psychotherapy that seeks to modify behavior by manipulating the environment to change the patient's response.
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Beck is a renowned author, practitioner, and researcher of Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, which is among one of the most prominent and evidence-based practices that has emerged from the cognitive revolution of the 1950s.
The authors argue in favor of the new therapy, cognitive-behavior therapy, and against the old therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and view Albert Ellis's rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) to have advantages over other forms of cognitive-behavior therapy.
In this study, 325 adults with major depressive disorder who were being treated in primary care settings were randomized to 18 weekly sessions of telephone cognitive-behavior therapy (T-CBT) or in-person CBT (JAMA 2012;307:2278-85).
Proven to be highly effective for the treatment of a wide range of problems, cognitive-behavior therapy is the most widely used psychotherapeutic technique.
Regarding anxiety, tear, and phobias, they found sufficient evidence to support systematic desensitization, modeling, reinforced practice, and cognitive-behavior therapy.
Families and patients chose with their clinicians among possible treatment options, including cognitive-behavior therapy and medication.
Here again, students were given theoretical explanations of Psychoanalysis, Behavior Therapy, Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, and Interpersonal Therapy, and were given case examples and non-examples of each.
The second method that Bustillo deems potentially valuable is based on a treatment for depression called cognitive-behavior therapy.
Cognitive-behavior therapy is also very useful in treating social phobia.
Researchers assigned 78 adults aged 55 or older either a placebo or one of three different treatments for their insomnia: cognitive-behavior therapy, which included group therapy and following guidelines such as using the bed only for sleep or sex; drug therapy where subjects were prescribed Restoril (temazepam) to be taken an hour before bedtime; or a combination of both.
Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (Winter).

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